Wikidata: An Introduction to the Database of the World’s Knowledge

January 4, 2017 0

Imagine Wikipedia’s information in a structured form: that’s Wikidata. Wikidata is a free, open, collaborative, and multilingual knowledge base that can be read by both humans and machines. It’s a central storage for structured data that can be used by Wikipedia and its sister projects, as well as the general public. Wikidata proves to be a powerful and useful tool for libraries, museums, mapping services, developers, and everyday people. Kevin Payravi will present ‘Wikidata: An Read More

Information professionals unite

November 24, 2015 0

Take a preview of a hub website in development by the ASIS&T Information Professionals Taskforce – job descriptions, interviews with professionals of many stripes, associations – infoprofessionals.org

Making the Pieces Fit: Maintaining a Coherent Web Presence in a Complex Organization

September 24, 1997 0

Presented by Karen Diaz Web Librarian, The Ohio State University Libraries This presentation examined challenges the Ohio State University Libraries has faced on a variety of web site issues including: Delivering a variety of electronic resources (CD-ROM, web, telnet accessible / which are citation databases, journals and other full text resources) Building depth to access of local information Working relationships required to succeed Consideration of technical and non-technical solutions to outstanding problems

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